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Is this good for a first build

I am hoping I get a summer job and if I do I would like to buy a gaming PC that will MAX out most games at around 60 FPS minimum It would have to last until the next summer till I upgrade it and it would be used for general computing and heavy gaming I would play on a 1080p monitor I have attached the specs that I have put together and have a $1500 CAD budget I was wondering If you could tell me what you would change and what FPS I would be getting on AAA games as well as indie games i.e. Banished

Heres what I picked out
PCPartPicker part list: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QHTMTW
Benchmarks: http://pcpartpicker.com/p/QHTMTW/benchmarks/

CPU: Intel Core i7-4770K 3.5GHz Quad-Core Processor
Motherboard: Asus Z87-A (NFC Express Edition) ATX LGA1150 Motherboard
Memory: Team Vulcan 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR3-1600 Memory
Storage: Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 120GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Storage: Seagate Barracuda 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card: Gigabyte GeForce GTX 780 Ti 3GB WINDFORCE Video Card
Power Supply: Enermax 720W 80+ Certified Fully-Modular ATX Power Supply
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    Looks good! That will max out everything. beyond 60fps.
  2. Wait two weeks and get the 4790k instead it will be the same price but a good deal better. I would also get a better psu made by seasonic or xfx
  3. Decent system, you will easily get 4-6 years on it if tweaked and used right. As for the graphics card I will say this Maxwell is coming (like winter in Game of Thrones).
  4. Maxwell pretty certainly delayed til next year
  5. about the only games i know taking full advantage of the i7 over the i5 are Starcraft 2 & Crysis 3. otherwise, an i5-4690K at most will perform as good as an i7 in gaming in most cases. consider a Z97 board over the Z87

    DDR3-1600/1866 2x4GB is plenty for gaming. you're never gonna see games use more than that if increasing native memory support & the upcoming DDR4 is any indication.

    consider a better PSU, one that's properly rated at 80+ Bronze or above. for around the price of that Enermax PSU (this one i assume? http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003YNX60G/?tag=pcpapi-20) there's one from XFX that's better specced;
    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1750bbefx

    EDIT: missed that you're Canadian. an alternative to that PSU: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-hive750
  6. Hazle said:
    about the only games i know taking full advantage of the i7 over the i5 are Starcraft 2 & Crysis 3. otherwise, an i5-4690K at most will perform as good as an i7 in gaming in most cases. consider a Z97 board over the Z87

    DDR3-1600/1866 2x4GB is plenty for gaming. you're never gonna see games use more than that if increasing native memory support & the upcoming DDR4 is any indication.

    consider a better PSU, one that's properly rated at 80+ Bronze or above. for around the price of that Enermax PSU (this one i assume? http://www.amazon.com/dp/B003YNX60G/?tag=pcpapi-20) there's one from XFX that's better specced;
    http://pcpartpicker.com/part/xfx-power-supply-p1750bbefx

    EDIT: missed that you're Canadian. an alternative to that PSU: http://ca.pcpartpicker.com/part/rosewill-power-supply-hive750


    Another good PSU is the corsair C750M, which is 80+ GOLD, and the same price as the enermax one listed before. As well, you only need about 4gb of RAM to play most games, but i would recommend 8gb just so you have extra. For that price i would be looking a RAM @1866mhz or more, instead of 1600mhz, although 1600mhz will do the job just fine. As well, if you want more performance from your CPU, consider a water cooling unit instead of the H212 EVO. From the money you would save from downgrading the RAM, you might be able to afford a water cooler like this http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16835181036 . I personally own both, and i prefer the water cooler much more. The H212 only adds about 0.5-1ghz of OCing potentail, whereas the H100i adds alot more.
  7. Thanks guys I will definitely take all this into consideration also I won't be building it until September so every thing will be cheaper and new stuff will come out also I must ask you after the $2000 PC range is it really worth it or are you just throwing away money beacause I heard that Titans aren't much better proformance the 780 ti's
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